June 22, 2021

Nicole Willis, MBA

Nicole Willis, MBA

Nicole Willis became Heartland Health Centers’ CEO in April 2021.  She joined the organization in 2018 as director of community health centers, and became VP-Operations in 2019. Nicole has over 20 years in the healthcare industry with experience in a variety of clinical and operations roles in both large academic and community based healthcare organizations.

Nicole’s clinical background is in respiratory care with a focus on population health and respiratory disease management. Previously, she held the position of Manager of Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Nicole received a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. Her master’s degree is in Management and Business Administration from Robert Morris University.